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Tue 5 Feb 2019

Ten things to never chase in life

Ten things to never chase in life

If we make poor choices over what to chase, our failure can cause dissatisfaction and discontent.

Melting ice is not all bad news for Greenland

Melting ice is not all bad news for Greenland

In this day and age, it is rather astonishing to hear of a country benefiting from climate change.

Valentine’s Day for singles

Valentine’s Day for singles

You know what time of year it is?

Fossil fuel companies run our country

Fossil fuel companies run our country

Australia's major political parties are brought to you by the fossil fuel lobby.

Tue 29 Jan 2019

You know you’re Australian when...

You know you’re Australian when...

You know you're Australian when: 1.

Australian Open: Sexist coverage cringeworthy

Australian Open: Sexist coverage cringeworthy

Channel Nine's coverage of the women's final was incredibly sexist, awkward and patronising.

Thank you Australia

Thank you Australia

Australia is a country that values freedom, egalitarianism, and mateship.

Tue 22 Jan 2019

Violence 'rammed' home in technology

Violence 'rammed' home in technology

It is rather intriguing to note the imbedded violent and negative linguistic connotations in many of the words associated with technology and digital devices.

Don't cull the dingoes

Don't cull the dingoes

Culling the dingoes on Fraser Island in response to the attack of a six-year-old boy over the weekend is simply an ill-thought through knee-jerk reaction.

Fri 18 Jan 2019

Surfer badly injured in remote reef break

Surfer badly injured in remote reef break

A fundraising appeal has been launched for Arlon Fonmosa who was badly injured at a reef break in Pohnpei, Micronesia.

Tawny Frogmouth visit a nice surprise

Tawny Frogmouth visit a nice surprise

In all the time I have lived in Queensland I had never seen a Tawny Frogmouth until I had three of them come to roost in my Crepe Myrtle tree.

YOUR SAY: Tomic and Kyrgios are Australia’s embarrassment

YOUR SAY: Tomic and Kyrgios are Australia’s embarrassment

It is not surprising to see Bernard Tomic and Nick Kyrgios knocked out of the first round of the Australian Open.

Wed 16 Jan 2019

Cafe Closure "North Coast Botanical Garden"

Cafe Closure "North Coast Botanical Garden"

In December the café at the gardens was closed for the volunteer’s traditional break, which varies by a few days each year.

Tue 15 Jan 2019

Keeping active classes at Fit Up Fitness

Keeping active classes at Fit Up Fitness

THIS is living proof that you're never too old get into health and fitness!

Mon 14 Jan 2019

The perils of digital communication

The perils of digital communication

The instantaneous nature of digital communication comes with its pitfalls.

Thu 10 Jan 2019

The 'conquest' of Bali's Mt Agung volcano

The 'conquest' of Bali's Mt Agung volcano

In 1974 we spent five weeks in Bali. We heard that a volcano in the north had started erupting. So we decided to take a look.

Tue 8 Jan 2019

In Flight Entertainment coming to Nambour

In Flight Entertainment coming to Nambour

On January 31st, Lind Lane Theatre Nambour will be home to Riley Cope Productions' Queensland premiere of the musical, "In Flight Entertainment".

Old age sucks: make the most of prime time

Old age sucks: make the most of prime time

It's heartbreaking watching those you love become frail, tired and sick and being at a loss to do anything to avert the inevitable.

Dying with Dignity Queensland

Dying with Dignity Queensland

Dying With Dignity Queensland Inc has published a position statement on voluntary assisted dying.

Local authors explain writing and self publishing

Local authors explain writing and self publishing

Book release celebrations hosted by local authors provide an opportunity for local wannabe writers to learn the craft of writing and self publishing.

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